Fans React To Report That Rob Gronkowski Is Officially Retiring From The NFL

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  • Rob Gronkowski is reportedly retiring from the NFL
  • The Patriots and Bucs star was one of the best tight ends of his era
  • Fans are reacting to the news on social media

Rob Gronkowski is reportedly retiring from the NFL.

NFL insider Jordan Schultz tweeted out a message saying that the star tight end has informed him of his plans to hang up the cleats.

Breaking: Rob Gronkowski tells me he’s retiring.

The future first ballot Hall of Famer won four Super Bowls while earning a spot on the NFL’s 100th Anniversary Team and 2010s All-Decade Team.

An all-time great officially hangs em up at 33 years old.

Schultz says that after a “great conversation” with the Bucs and Patriots pass catcher, Gronk is looking forward to pursuing opportunities outside of football.

Many speculated whether or not Gronkowski would join Tom Brady for one final season in Tampa Bay, but it appears those speculations are now through.

The tight end has been one of the top players at his position over the last decade, helping lead his teams to four Super Bowl titles. He retires with 9,286 career receiving yards and 92 touchdowns which ranks 12th all-time.

Gronkowski had been debating a return in 2022, but he’s decided to call it a career. Health issues certainly slowed his production over the course of his career, but he was one of the top redzone threats in the NFL when healthy. He and Brady formed one of the most potent duos while in both Tampa and New England.

Now, though, Gronk is moving on. Fans are reacting to the breaking news on social media.

Fans react to Rob Gronkowski’s reported retirement

Many fans, though, are hesitant. They still believe there’s a chance that Gronk returns at some point during the 2022 season.

Even Gronkowski’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, is saying the same.

It certainly adds a little more drama to the announcement, and it’s something to keep an eye on as the season nears. But for now, it looks like Rob Gronkowski is retiring after a stellar career.